by NEWSNER , 2021-06-19 11:30:09
Meghalaya extends lockdown till further orders.
Earlier the lockdown was supposed to end on June 21 but it will continue till further orders, he said.
'It is observed that the number of COVID-19 cases is still very high and there is a significant spread in rural areas of the state,' Rao said.
'In order to safeguard the state from an uncontrollable surge in COVID-19 cases, the containment measures issued will continue to be enforced in the state w.e.f. June 21 until further orders,' he said in an order.
At a high-level review meeting chaired by Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, health department officials briefed the meeting on the present status of COVID-19 cases.
Meghalaya now has 4,819 active COVID-19 cases and 771 COVID-19 related deaths while 38,792 infected persons have recovered, Health Services director Aman War said.